tomorrow evening (saturday 26th), 8.00-8.55pm, on channel 5 tv
war hero in my family (episode 3 of 6, repeated from 2012): Arnost Lederer
“Former Lib Dem leader and diplomat Lord Paddy Ashdown and actress Helen Lederer trace the stories of the war heroes in their families, and make some unexpected discoveries.
Helen’s grandfather, Arnost Lederer, fled the Czech Republic before the war, to escape German anti-Semitism, but what happened to the family he left behind was unknown.
Piecing together his story takes Helen on a journey to the dark heart of the Nazis’ Final Solution and she discovers how her family were used by the Nazis to deceive the Red Cross.”
(already available at http://www.channel5.com/shows/war-hero-in-my-family/episodes/episode-3-4…)